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KLBC Activities Report For October 2020

6 and 7 October 2020
Banking Documentations For Housing Finance
Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was held on 6 & 7 October 2020 via Zoom Webinar. The session on 6 October 2020 was presented by Nahzatul Ain and moderated by Donny Kwa Soo Chuan and the sessions on 7 October 2020 were presented by R.Yogeswari and Susan Joseph and moderated by Hng Huey Koon. We had 73 participants.

8 October 2020
Meeting With IPK
The meeting was held on on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 11:00 am at Bilik Taklimat KP, Tingkat 12, Menara A, IPK Kuala Lumpur and attended by the Criminal Law Practice Committee (CLPC) was represented by the Co-Chairpersons of the Criminal Law Practice Committee (CLPC), Jacky Loi Yap Loong and Collin Arvind Andrew.

Among the iIssues discussed were concerning the administration of criminal justice were discussed at the meeting.e.

10 October 2020
YLC Night School: Introduction to Employment and Industrial Relations Law in Malaysia

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was conducted by Louis Liaw and moderated by Adly Zulkefly. It was held via Zoom from 8:15 pm to 9:30 pm. We had 52 participants.

14 October 2020
Pupils Introduction Session

The Pupils Introduction Session in October was held online via Zoom. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 61 pupils. The purpose of the Pupils Introduction Session is to introduce pupils to the structure of the Malaysian Bar and the Kuala Lumpur Bar, the election to both the Bar Council and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (“KLBC”) and the highlights of the Malaysian Bar. It included a session for pupils to raise issues and problems faced by them during their pupillage period.

Also included in the said Pupils Introduction Session was a session on “Diversity & Inclusion” which aim was to educate and create awareness among the pupils on, inter alia, issues related to gender sensitisation, sexual harassment and unconscious bias. The session was conducted by Dr. Bahma Sivasubramaniam, Specialist Programme Coordinator, Masters in Converged Telecommunications Policy and Regulations of Faculty of Management, Multimedia University and Thulasy Suppiah, a member of the KLBC Gender Equality & Diversity Committee.

22 October 2020
Q&A Session on Due Diligence

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Addy Herg and Daniel Tan. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 78 participants.

27 October 2020
Conducting E-Appellate Hearings Effectively

Organised by the Practice Reform Committee, this webinar was presented by Dato' Malik Imtiaz Sarwar, Karen Tan and Puan Intan Syafinaz Rosl Lin, Senior Assistant Registrar at the Federal Court and moderated by Kee Hui Yee. It was held via Facebook Live from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.